US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer reportedly read the riot act to Chinese delegates during a stand-off in trade negotiations last week. Photo: Bloomberg

Top US negotiator Robert Lighthizer ‘read Chinese the riot act’ to get trade talks back on track, Larry Kudlow says

  • US trade representative was not pleased when deputy-level negotiations hit an impasse last week, according to the White House economic adviser
  • Kudlow appeared optimistic during an interview on CNBC, citing ‘terrific’ progress in talks
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer reportedly read the riot act to Chinese delegates during a stand-off in trade negotiations last week. Photo: Bloomberg
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Owen Churchill

Owen Churchill

Owen joined the Post as US correspondent in 2018 after several years working as a reporter and editor in China. He covers US-China relations, trade, and wider issues concerning China's global presence. A co-founder of the Shanghai-based news outlet Sixth Tone, he is an alumnus of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and Fudan University in Shanghai.